Sayen, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  194  2052 (70) 14
1865  204  2049 (71) 4
1866  206  2071 (74) 14
1867  187  2089 (80) 0
1868  177  2107 (84) 0
1869  170  2125 (86) 0
1870  167  2143 (87) 0
1871  150  2161 (87) 0
1872  142  2179 (86) 0
1873  135  2197 (84) 0
1874  118  2215 (80) 0
1875  114  2233 (74) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Sayen, William Henry  
Born: 14 May 1846
Died: 14 June 1921
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 374
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 103
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 10
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 72
Periodicals
   [NYC], 2 Apr. 1870
   [PDEB], 5 Mar. 1864
   [PDEB], 7 June 1867
   [WSoT], 4 Nov. 1865

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Maurian, C.A. - Sayen, W.H. 1864         (c)     4   -   0
Reichhelm, G.C. - Sayen, W.H. 1865         (f)     4   -   0      Reichhelm, G.C. gave odds of a knight
Sayen, W.H. - Knox, J.W. 1866         (f)     8   -   6

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1864     Philadelphia Club Handicap     8  /  12      odds player in a knight class
Philadelphia 1875     Philadelphia Chess Club Tournament     29  /  52


Player information updated: 15 Jan. 2020